Shufeng Garden Hotel Chengdu
Travel Blogs from Chengdu
Getting to Chengdu is one of those stories reserved for long nights drinking in a dark bar in the middle of nowhere. Not in a good way. Tired, dirty and hungry after a marathon 7 and 1/2 hour journey, the hotel we were supposed to stay in the blink and you miss it town of Gou er Gou got a last minute tour group - I don't really know how this was …
... and back was stunning and got us right in the middle of rural China where we passed through areas that people did not see us as yuan signs and as actually people.
Right now in Yangshuo, it is an interesting time to be an apple snail. It is mating time, and these shelled creatures are everywhere. We noticed the massive amounts of pink goo all over every surface near the rivers. It turned out to be snail eggs, which is actually a delicacy called ...
... The place was similar to Jinli street though it felt less touristy and more relaxed. You'll notice most of our photos of Kuanzhaixiangzi are taken with 'Chinese' style posing, poses we've noticed a lot of Chinese women doing, favourites being the 'leg bend' and the 'squat'. We wandered around for a bit and decided to come back to one of the tea houses later once the KTV had started. For those who don't know KTV is a massive thing in China, and is essentially just a karaoke bar that ...
... but then again,
I am a foreigner--I can get away doing things like this.
I met a girl in my office today named Jessie. She explained how she wants to study in Canada next school year and how she isn't like most Chinese girls since she wants to break away from here. She took me shopping for some supplies today, and I got oatmeal, peanut *************ers, yogurt, coffee, milk--all of the essentials. So, I am officially situated. I had a really hard ...
... we met up with the interns and went to a final dinner with them and Frank & Lesley. We went to a Beijing Duck restaurant, had the usual assortment of other delicious dishes in addition to the outstanding duck. A perfect ending to our assignment. Tomorrow we head home, so this is the last entry aside from updating photos when I get additional snapshots from the team. Farewell!
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services